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RCA Names Top Global CRE Brokers for 2018

By on March 7th, 2019

The top brokers of the global commercial real estate market in 2018 have been named by Real Capital Analytics.

In its eighth annual ranking of investment sales brokers, RCA reveals that CBRE was the leading broker globally in 2018, with JLL in second place and Cushman & Wakefield in the third position.

In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), JLL came out top, while in the Americas and Asia Pacific regions CBRE was in first place.

The brokers in RCA’s annual ranking were associated with transaction volume of $597 billion in 2018, up from $556 billion in 2017. Of all eligible deals recorded by RCA, 63% involved a brokerage firm, up 5 percentage points over the last five years.

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Real Capital Analytics clients can log into the RCA website to download their copy of the 2018 RCA Global Broker Rankings report. Questions? Email reports@rcanalytics.com.

Simon Mallinson

Executive Managing Director, EMEA & APAC

Simon Mallinson joined Real Capital Analytics in January 2013. Based in London, Simon has board level responsibility for EMEA and APAC, with a particular passion for the continued development of RCA’s industry-leading client service and capital markets analytics.

Previously, Simon was Senior Director leading European Research at Invesco Real Estate. Prior to Invesco, Simon held a number of roles with IPD (now part of MSCI) in London and the United States. As Head of US Services, based in Chicago, he established IPD’s first North American office.

Simon is a Board Member of US association NCREIF, a member of RICS and is active across a number of other global real estate associations. He holds degrees from both Leeds and Manchester University, UK. Simon has set foot in 48 U.S. states and is looking for an excuse to visit Maine and Alaska.